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Online Bachelor of Science
Information systems
and information
technology

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Build a varied skillset to practice and lead in many areas of IT

Gain an interdisciplinary skillset for designing, analyzing, managing and securing information systems and IT-related projects with HU. Our online program merges practical and theoretical concepts from across computer science and IT, with a focus on fast-growing areas including mobile computing, virtualization, cloud services and data analytics. You can choose from two concentrations: IT Infrastructure and Networking or Operating Systems, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing.

Program features and benefits

Explore principles of project management and people management along with fundamental concepts in data, hardware, software and information systems.

Focus on critical emerging technologies and challenges within information systems and information technology.

Complete hands-on training even at a distance, with applied and research-based projects.

Build specialized knowledge by pursuing one of two concentrations while preparing for relevant industry certifications.

Pursue optional in-person internships or occupational practicum experience.

Transfer up to 87 approved credits from previous college-level study.

What you’ll learn

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate detailed understanding and application knowledge of both general computing and information systems specific fields.
  • Apply sound technical knowledge of computers, communications, and software to analyze complex, real-world organizational problems and define computing requirements.​
  • Set up, configure, troubleshoot, and manage information systems and the supporting technologies. ​
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of user needs and organizational requirements.
  • Use essential communication and collaboration skills to execute and manage individual and team projects effectively.
  • Make informed judgments considering the perspectives of others and the ethical/legal principles of the profession.

Career opportunities

There are many IT-related careers you can pursue with our online ITIS degree, and many of them are projected to experience steady job growth over the 2021-2031 period, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For example, computer systems analyst jobs are projected to grow by 9% nationally, potentially adding up to 50,900 new jobs to the economy.1

Other job titles this degree may prepare you for include:

  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer Network Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
Core Courses for the Online B.S. in Information Systems and Information Technology
Concentration in IT Infrastructure and Networking
Concentration in Operating Systems, Cloud Computing, and Virtualization

How to Apply

To apply to the online B.S. in Information Systems and Information Technology, official high school transcripts or GED test scores are required. Current and recent high school students applying for admission should have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

Applicants with work experience and a high school diploma or GED are encouraged to apply in order receive a review of your qualifications for acceptance.

See more details, including where to fill out our free application form, on our admissions page.

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